Shadow Days

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World Language Education Shadow Days

Spend time at Bowling Green State University by visiting classes remotely and learn about becoming a World Language teacher!

As a world language teacher, you can have a direct impact on the ability of future generations to be more globally connected in the 21st century. The need for understanding languages and cultures is at an all-time high, and the demand for language teachers is growing.

To set up your remote World Language Shadow visit, email Dr. Brigid Burke at

As part of your Shadow visit, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a class remotely during the day with Dr. Brigid Burke where students are learning about teaching world languages
  • Attend a world language class remotely during the day (French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese, etc.)
  • Meet students and professors from the World Language Education Department and World Languages and Cultures Department
  • Attend a World Language Educators Organization meeting in the evening and meet World Language Education majors
  • Learn about study abroad opportunities
  • Ask lots of questions!

Shadow Visits are available during the Fall 2020 semester.  All visits will be online/remote and not in-person on campus because of COVID-19.

It is recommended that you attend a general virtual admissions session before attending Shadow Days to learn more general information about BGSU. You can sign up for a virtual admissions session here:

  • If you are interested in an on-campus visit, please contact your admissions counselor for more information

To set up your remote World Language Shadow visit, email Dr. Brigid Burke at

For more info:

Dr. Brigid M. Burke
Program Coordinator, World Language Education